Absolutely give this is a listen - it's not "work" at all - totally balls-out, unapologetic psychedelia.
The 6/6/75 stuff: the tracks that make up this night are on a warbly old sbd, and aren't terribly clear, but who cares! Exciting, experimental, an hour-long space 'movement', droned-out in the background throughout the entire piece.
***Thanks to ScubaGeek's link and info about the 11/28/73 show - fascinating to learn of Ned and Phil's 'behind-the-scenes' roles in making all that Seastones mania come to life.
June 14, 2015 Subject:
Phil and Ned ARE on the Palace Of Fine Arts recording
Phil and Ned absolutely did participate in the Palace Of Fine Arts concert. Here's what Nedbase has to say about it: "Billed as "Experiments in Quadrophonic Sound" with Jerry Garcia and Mickey Hart; however, Ned performed the entire concert (although not on stage), and Phil did the live quad mix. The booking and publicity started before all had committed to the concert - this explains why there has been some confusion as to who played and how this related to "Seastones". Included as part of this show was the first "Seastones" live/tape performance in quad. This was a partial one, using pre-recorded "Seastones" tracks and the live musicians' performance, and some other pre-recorded tapes by Ned. Ned played an Arp Odyssey for most of the show seated at the mix board centered in the audience with Phil next to him mixing in quad."
It's a great recording. I wish there were more music available from Ned as I love the Seastones album and his contributions to the Dead's shows in 74.
December 1, 2012 Subject:
check out this MOTB of 11/28/73 at LL
Seeeing as the SB is here for streaming, can some experienced soul upload this MOTB? It's over at shnflac with a seeder. It would be grate to be able to DL it here! This is some of the info >>
MOTB Release: 0153 16/44.1
Release Date: 2010-08-03
Band: Jerry Garcia & Mickey Hart
Date: 1973-11-28 (Wednesday)
Venue: Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
Location: San Francisco, CA...
d1t01: Adventures In The Deep Noodle >
d1t02: Orgasmic Plasma Shift >
d1t03: The Spaghedeity's Revenge >
d1t04: Why Thank You, Yes, I Think I Will >
d2t01: Calabi-Yau Space >
d2t02: White Hole >
d2t03: Aggressive Precdicate Pushdown >
d2t04: Mama Cried >
d2t05: Franks 'n Beans >
d3t01: Wingteam Central >
d3t02: Dark Glass Broken >
d3t03: My Ass Hurts
November 29, 2012 Subject:
You have to be in the right mood for it, I guess.
November 28, 2012 Subject:
This is pretty damn cool, man!
From Seastones to Dark Star to the end, it just seems like one long strange trip!
November 1, 2005 Subject:
More than historical interest
I don't know, this is an early seastones performance, you can't compare it to the record at all, which is a precisely and painfully constructed piece of music. Come on. Definitely check out at least the Seastones 1 section. Not unlike the cosmic explosion that occurs "between" Seastones and Dark Star in 10.18.74 or Seastones and Eyes on 9.11.74.
It's interesting that this is here, but it is not anywhere near as good as the released Seastones album. I bought Seastones in the 1970's and thought it was great--for a while. Even the released Seastones doesn't hold up to repeated listening the way so much of the Dead does.
August 18, 2005 Subject:
I've looked for this stuff for a long time, being a huge Ned and T.C. fan, I don't know which I'm more excited about, Tarot or Seastones. This music is why I listen to the Grateful Dead (and their many side projects). Get this now if you love pure mind melting space, chaos, and gorgeous musical meditations.
To answer the questions regarding to the Tarot outtakes, they are from the T.C. album "Tarot Touch" which incorporates themes from the score of his musical "Tarot". The personnel includes T.C., Garcia, Lesh, Hart, and richard Green. I hope this helps - check out p.441 in the Deadheads Taping Compendium Vol.1 for more details.
July 1, 2005 Subject:
Any hardcore Deadhead must get this
This is pretty far out stuff here. Its a lot of spacey feedback and expiermental stuff. FROM THE DEADHEADS TAPING COMPENDIUM VOL. 1:
-Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, Ned Lagin, Phil Lesh performing under the name "Seastones."
-Tape was mixed by Phil Lesh.
-"...At times, it seems like the middle of a bad science fiction movie; at others one can envision moonwalking on a rainbow..."
Pretty cool just becuase its rare and different from what came out of this period in the Deads history.
PS-- Can anyone tell me more about the Tarots outtakes? Whats that all about? The book says nothing about it.
June 1, 2005 Subject:
Well, it is pretty relaxing and all, but I assume this isn't the GD :)
May 10, 2005 Subject:
Total meltdown music here. Turn off the lights and prepare for a nightmare.